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Sunday Dare sooner or later can pay Nigerian female basketball crew $100,000 donation

by Good News

Nearly a month after Nigeria’s nationwide girls folk basketball crew protested the diversion of $100,000 financial institution donation by the Minister of Youth and Sports Pattern, Sunday Dare, the federal authorities has refunded the gamers the cash.

A command from the ministry on Friday acknowledged banking paperwork from the Central Monetary institution of Nigeria (CBN) confirmed that every of the 12 D’Tigress gamers to the final Olympic Video games in Tokyo had every purchased $9,500 (N3.9 million).

“Hundreds of the gamers beget acknowledged receipt of these monies, while hundreds of them beget not confirmed, but paperwork fresh efficient transfers.

“Assessments with the CBN additionally published that the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF)’s domiciliary fable had been debited to ponder payments to the D’ Tigress gamers, while the balance of the $130,000 greenbacks (N53.4 million) remains for the lads basketball gamers.

“The cheques additionally instruct that the processes for these payments commenced on Oct. 14, in regards to the a similar time the Ministry had assured the crew that the fulfilment of the monetary obligations to them modified into within the works,” in step with the command.

The crew had in a video shared on Twitter on October 13, accused Mr Dare of pocketing the $100,000, criticised the ‘unfair therapy’ meted out to them by the president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida, and the ministry’s inefficiency.

A part of the ‘Undertake-A-Sport initiative’, the formative years and sports ministry had raised $230,000 (N94.4 million) from four banks to take care of shut the preparations of the nation’s basketball teams (Males and Ladies) forward of the 2020 Olympic Video games in Tokyo, Japan.


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